Roxanne Henkin is a Professor in the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies and Curriculum and Instruction at The University of Texas San Antonio. Previously,
she was a Professor at National-Louis University in Chicago. She was a classroom teacher for 18 years before teaching at the university level, and still spends many days in classrooms. Roxanne has been an elected member of both the Middle Level Section Steering Committee and the Elementary Section Steering Committee of The National Council of Teachers of English. She is also the author of Confronting Bullying: Literacy as a Tool for Character Education, and Who's Invited to Share? Using Literacy to Teach for Equity and Social Justice which are both published by Heinemann. She is also the lead Co-Editor of Voices From The Middle along with Janis Harmon and Elizabeth Pate, and the Director of the San Antonio Writing Project.